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Synonyms for impeach

Synonyms for impeach

challenge the honesty or veracity of

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charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office

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To impeach the mayor, it is necessary to get signatures of more than 30 members of the city council, which consists of 45 people.
The sitting of yesterday (Tuesday) [that] impeached me -- the quorum -- was not enough and also the average to impeach me did not reach 29 members," he added.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its 19 allies have strongly criticized the Bangladesh Awami League government's move to re-empower parliament to impeach the Supreme Court judges, describing it as a conspiracy.
If we were to impeach the president tomorrow, we would probably get the votes in the House of Representatives to do it," Farenthold said, according to a story in Politico.
The motion to impeach the Chief Justice runs contrary to the clear rulings of Sri Lanka s highest courts and the proceedings appear to contravene basic principles of fairness, due process and respect for the independence of the judiciary and the Commonwealth Latimer House Principles.
In 2004, Plaid and SNP MPs made efforts to impeach him on charges of gross misconduct in his advocacy of the case for war against Iraq and in his conduct of policy in connection with the war.
Pakistan's ruling coalition announced last week that it will immediately move to impeach the president for subverting the Constitution.
In July 2007 a polling company called American Research Group conducted the first and only poll asking whether the American public wants to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney.
I was impressed by the depth in which John Nichols presented the impeachment case ("Be Bipartisan: Impeach Bush," December 2006).
What about all the people who wanted to impeach Bill Clinton because of his indiscretions with Monica Lewinsky, his eager-to-please intern?
It may not end the Bush presidency, but Neil Young's album Living with War and its most famous song, "Let's Impeach the President," will certainly go down as the pop music event of 2006.
The House can impeach (accuse of "high crimes or misdemeanors") U.
What it is time to do is impeach judges, and I advocate the standard not just to be pro-life or any particular case," Parker said.
Plaid Cymru and the SNP are joining forces and promising to retable the motion to impeach Prime Minister Tony Blair over the Iraq war once the General Election is over.
I was pushing the speaker to impeach Judge Cope," Kyle said.